Flucloxacillin does not achieve therapeutic cerebrospinal fluid levels against meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus in adults: A case report and review of the literature.
Chew R., Woods ML.
It is uncertain whether flucloxacillin achieves therapeutic concentrations against meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). In this study, plasma and CSF concentrations of flucloxacillin and vancomycin in an adult patient were compared. Unlike vancomycin, the flucloxacillin CSF level was not therapeutic. Flucloxacillin monotherapy should be used with caution for MSSA central nervous system infection in adults.